Teaching Pronunciation: A Reference for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages / Edition 1

Teaching Pronunciation: A Reference for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages / Edition 1

by Marianne Celce-Murcia, Donna M. Brinton, Janet M. Goodwin
     
 

This thorough book, drawing on theory and practice, offers a comprehensive treatment of pronunciation pedagogy.See more details below

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This thorough book, drawing on theory and practice, offers a comprehensive treatment of pronunciation pedagogy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521406949
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Pages:
447
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Transcription Key
Pt. IPronunciation Instruction in Perspective1
Ch. 1The History and Scope of Pronunciation Teaching2
Ch. 2Research on the Teaching and Acquisition of Pronunciation Skills14
Pt. IIThe Sound System of North American English: An Overview35
Ch. 3The Consonant System37
Ch. 4The Vowel System93
Ch. 5Stress, Rhythm, and Adjustments in Connected Speech131
Ch. 6Prominence and Intonation in Discourse175
Pt. IIIIntersections of the Sound System with Other Areas of Language221
Ch. 7The Sound System and Listening222
Ch. 8The Sound System and Grammar: Inflectional Morphology and Parts of Speech247
Ch. 9The Sound System and Orthography269
Pt. IVIssues in Implementation289
Ch. 10New Directions in the Teaching of Pronunciation290
Ch. 11Pronunciation in the Language Curriculum319
Ch. 12Testing and Evaluation341
Appendix 1Differences Between NAE (North American English) and British English363
Appendix 2Comparison of Phonetic and Phonemic Alphabets371
Appendix 3Positional Occurrence of NAE Consonants373
Appendix 4English Syllable Structure375
Appendix 5Distribution of Vowels Before Nasal Consonants376
Appendix 6Commonly Reduced Function Words377
Appendix 7Constraints on Contraction and Blending380
Appendix 8Irregular Verbs in English382
Appendix 9Tense-Lax Vowel Alternations in Stressed Syllables of Base Forms and Derived Words387
Appendix 10Consonant Letter-Sound Correspondences and Variations (including digraphs)389
Appendix 11Systematic Differences in British and American Spelling395
Appendix 12Profile Questionnaire Used at UCLA396
Appendix 13Diagnostic Passage and Accent Checklist398
Appendix 14ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines for Speaking400
Appendix 15Speech Intelligibility/Communicability Index for Describing Speech and Evaluating Its Impact on Communication403
Appendix 16Speaking Performance Scale for UCLA Oral Proficiency Test for Nonnative TAs404
Appendix 17Self-Evaluation Form: Interview Role Plays405
Bibliography407
Answer Key for "On the Cassette" Exercises420
Author Index427
Subject Index429

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